Articles by Saniya Bulatkulova

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Number of Young Entrepreneurs Sees Sharp Increase in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – The number of young Kazakh entrepreneurs below 29 years of age has grown by 36.4 percent to reach 211,900 people in April compared to March 2021, according to the finprom.kz analytical website. Among all people running businesses in the country, the share of the younger generation involved in entrepreneurship increased from 14.5 percent…

Kazakh Historical Drama “Dawn of the Great Steppe” Premieres in Almaty

NUR-SULTAN  –  The “Uly Dala Tany” (Dawn of the Great Steppe) historical drama directed by Akan Satayev premiered in Almaty on May 12, reported the Kazakhfilm movie studio. The movie tells the story of Kasym Khan, son of one of the Kazakh Khanate founders, whose reign was in the era of the state’s heyday in…

Wolverine and Brown Bear Caught on Camera in Markakol State Natural Reserve (Video)

NUR-SULTAN –  A camera trap captured a wolverine and a brown bear walking around Markakol State Natural Reserve in East Kazakhstan, reported the reserve’s press service on Instagram on May 17. A white hare and a groundhog were also recorded on camera. “This material demonstrates landscape diversity and complex, heterogeneous composition of the mammalian fauna…

Kazakhstan Releases Nickelodeon and TiJi Cartoons in Kazakh

NUR-SULTAN – The Nickelodeon HD TV channel, a local version of the American TV channel, broadcasting cartoons, entertainment, sports, and music programs in Kazakh, was presented on May 18 at the Central Communications Service in Nur-Sultan, reported the Ministry of Information and Social Development.  Approximately 800 hours of cartoons have been translated into Kazakh, while…

Kazakhstan Lifts All COVID-19 Related Restrictions, Says Healthcare Minister

NUR-SULTAN – Due to the stabilization of the epidemiological situation in all regions, all COVID-19-related restrictions have been lifted. More than 98 percent of people with COVID-19 have recovered, Kazakh Healthcare Minister Azhar Giniyat said during a May 18 briefing at the Central Communications Service. Overall, 1,305,667 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the country since…

Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Region Celebrates Holiday Dedicated to Horse Milk with Kymyzmuryndyk-2022 Festival

NUR-SULTAN  – The spectacular Kymyzmuryndyk-2022 regional folk festival dedicated to a revered ancient holiday celebrating kumys, fermented mare’s milk, took place in Talas district of Zhambyl Region on May 14, the region’s akimat (city administration) reported.  According to Greek historian Herodotus, Scythians, ancient tribes of nomadic warriors who originally lived in what is now modern-day…

Kazakhstan Continues to Increase International Air Travel, Resumes Railway Service with Neighboring Countries

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan is steadily resuming air travel and increasing flights to foreign countries due to a remarkable improvement in the epidemiological situation and the easing of quarantine restrictions, reported the Kazakh Civil Aviation Committee on its Telegram channel on May 12.  The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development recently announced that flights to European…

Kazakh Institute for Strategic Studies Explains Essentials of Reform Process in New Series of Podcasts (Video)

NUR-SULTAN  – The Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Kazakhstan (KazISS) launched a series of podcasts featuring essential issues on the development of Kazakhstan on its YouTube channel on April 28, reports the institute’s press service. Established in 1993, KazISS is an influential think tank, which leads the top three think tanks…

Kazakh School Adopts Best Educational Practices to Reach Talented Rural Schoolchildren

NUR-SULTAN  – Every child dreams of studying at a school that can provide the best learning opportunities, and for rural children, who are not able to reach their full potential due to the level of schooling and lack of teachers in rural areas, this dream is now becoming more real.  Among the 53 boarding schools…

Kazakh Pop Singer Dimash Kudaibergen’s Songs Premiere on German Radio

NUR-SULTAN – The world-famous Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen’s songs were streamed during the Dimash & Igor Special broadcast on a German radio station called Moviedance for the first time on May 8, reported Dimashnews.com. Such Kazakh songs as “Samaltau,” “Daididau,” “Umytylmas kun” (An Unforgettable Day) and “Mahabbat Ber Magan” (Give Me Love) and some compositions…